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Bridge on a barge: Old span dismantled, shipped down creek

NEW YORK (AP) — Now there's something you don't see often: a bridge on a barge. Workers are moving the main span of New York City's old Kosciuszko (kuh-SHOOS'-koh) Bridge...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:28

2 Nebraska officers face assault charges in stun gun death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha police officers will be charged with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:22

Boy, 4, dies from injuries in accident that killed mom, baby

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A 4-year-old central Illinois boy has died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident that killed his pregnant mother and 18-month old brother. Will County Sheriff's...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:21

The Latest: Rescue efforts end in Nigeria building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a four-story residential building in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos (all times local): ___ 4:20 p.m. Officials say rescue efforts have...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:20

The Latest: State legislator says camera law to be revisited

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Ohio Supreme Court decision to strike down state laws restricting use of traffic enforcement cameras (all times local): 11:10 a.m. An Ohio...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:19

The Latest: Officers face assault charges in man's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a mentally ill Nebraska man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times (all times local): 10:20 a.m...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:18

EU still open to sanctioning Poland over judicial overhaul

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's executive arm remains open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence despite the Polish president's decision to veto parts of a...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:16

Nebraska prosecutor says he'll charge 2 officers with assault in death of man shocked with stun gun dozen times

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prosecutor says he'll charge 2 officers with assault in death of man shocked with stun gun dozen times.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:15

The Latest: Ash Carter criticizes Trump transgender ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Ash Carter, who as secretary of...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:13

Stocks rise as corporate profits climb, investors await Fed

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks markets around the world ticked higher Wednesday as businesses continued to report stronger-than-expected earnings. Treasury yields took a modest step backward as the Federal Reserve...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:08

Coke Zero gets makeover as Coke Zero Sugar

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no calories, and a new...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:06

Boy, 4 dies from injuries in accident that killed mom, baby

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A 4-year-old central Illinois boy has died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident that killed his pregnant mother and 18-month old brother. Will County Sheriff's...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:05

Suspect in death of Massachusetts runner held without bail

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The man charged with killing a Google employee from New York who went missing while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home has pleaded...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:05

Wisconsin governor: Trump plans 'major jobs announcement'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said President Donald Trump plans to make a "major jobs announcement for Wisconsin" on Wednesday amid speculation that electronics giant Foxconn will...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:05

Ohio puts child killer to death in 1st execution in 3 years

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio put a child killer to death Wednesday, carrying out the state's first execution after a 3½-year delay and signaling the possible resumption of capital punishment...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:03

US salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico; 1 dead

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico that has killed a person in New York City and sickened another...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:02

The Latest: Pentagon looking for guidance on transgender ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local): 11 a.m. The Pentagon, which appeared to be...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:01

Slack, Skype, Zoom: Remote work the norm even at small firms

NEW YORK (AP) — At more small businesses, any watercooler chat takes place in a messaging app. Staff meetings are held via Skype. There might not even be an office...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:59

Turkish Cypriots: Maronites can return to army-held villages

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Authorities in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the ethnically divided island of Cyprus say they have lifted restrictions on Maronite Christians from reclaiming homes and...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:57

The Latest: Trump isn't letting up on Sessions criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump isn't letting up on his Twitter criticism of...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:57

Parents of critically ill baby request own hospice care team

LONDON (AP) — The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard conceded Wednesday that he will die in a hospice and not at home as they had previously wished. Connie...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:56

Ohio carries out 1st execution following 3 years-plus delay

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has put to death a child killer in the state's first execution in more than three years following a prolonged search for lethal drugs. Ronald...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:55

Venezuela opposition leader urges public, army, on strike

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on Venezuelans to support a 48-hour general strike beginning Wednesday in protest of government plans to rewrite the constitution, in his...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:54

Political remap could shift North Carolina battle's outcome

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature has been repeatedly walloping Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, and their conflict shows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:54

Ohio executes child killer in state's 1st execution in more than 3 years following prolonged search for lethal drugs

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio executes child killer in state's 1st execution in more than 3 years following prolonged search for lethal drugs.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:54

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